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Mount & Blade: Warband is the first sequel for the game Mount & Blade. It is an action role playing game developed by TaleWorlds and published by Paradox Interactive on March 30, 2010.

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How do you win against the superiority of NPC Lords?

I am playing a female character and have fought a long time with the Kingdom of the Nords against Swadia, which resulted in them having only a few castles left. Now I am trying to help the female ...
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What is the point of cattle?

I know you can get them from razing villages, or by buying them. But what do you do with them?
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade: Warband

I would like to know if there are any advantages or more disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade: Warband. I know for example you need more points to become vassal (I believe it's called) ...
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How do I get a castle?

In Mount & Blade: Warband, I swore allegiance to the Kingdom of Swardia. As such, I'm currently a Vassal under King Harlaus. The king, being the generous sort, awarded me a small fiefdom ...
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Which are the improvements on single player in Mount & Blade: Warband?

I liked Mount & Blade and I would like to known which are the improvements on the single player in Warband about gameplay, graphics, etc.. I am not really interested in multiplayer.
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Can I displace a king in Mount and Blade warband?

I just thought is there a way to displace a king, and get rid of him, so that I can take his place? I have conquered almost whole map, and I own only a few castles and cites, so I wouldn't like to ...
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How do I swing a polearm while on horseback?

Most polearms come with a swing and thrust damage number, but while on horseback, the default attack seems to be only thrust. How do I swing a polearm while on horseback?
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Mount & Blade Warband - Question Regarding Feasts

I've encountered a strange issue with the process of holding feasts. As a vassal, you can hold up to as many feasts as you want and there is absolutely no limit or a cool-down timer between each one ...
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Does leader skills of companions help anything?

Or does it only make sense to add skill points to those skills on my own dude? Clarification: When I say 'leader skills' I mean the skills marked with (Leader skill), not the Leadership skill (...
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How to improve faction relations from a very negative value?

After deciding to help Arwa the Pearled One, I found myself with some negative relations with several factions. I wasn't able to do much in those regions anymore, so I decided that I would start ...
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Is there a way to prevent Lords from escaping?

I have a quest to capture a Lord from a certain faction, but they keep escaping after I have taken down their armies. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Or at least increase the chance ...
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Is there a way to release (free) captured prisoners?

Is there any way to manually release captured prisoners at your own will? (let them go free) My specific situation is this: I have captured lords of a given faction, and that faction has since been ...
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What is the fastest horse in Mount and Blade Warband?

I really enjoy the whole Riders of Rohan effect of leading my all-cavalry force in a thunderous charge against the scurrilous Nords. However, I don't like getting all bunched up: I want to be out in ...
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What Is The Most Effective Way To Earn Money Without Raiding Villages?

I need to know what the most effective way to earn money is in Mount and Blade for a brand new character is. I don't want to raid villages however and wouldn't like to have to lose honor for it. ...
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Can I stop my Lords from hating me?

Every time I assign a fief, I get +20 with the lord I assign it to. I also get -5 with every other lord. Now given that I have 8 lords. If I assign everyone a fief, thats: 20 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - ...
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How to dismount a horse?

I am in the tutorial level. I just mounted a horse and finished some tasks, yet now I am kind of stuck on the horse and do not know how to dismount. I also did not find any hint in the control setup.
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Mount and Blade Warband: Never awarded the correct points

Basically, When I enter a battle, it says, You will get 24 renown from this battle However at the end of said battle I get maybe 6-10 renown. In the tournaments it say 1st place, awarded 30 ...
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Where I can find the M&B viking conquest companion relationship for current version?

What I found is this graph, red arrow stand for dislike, but is this still correct in current version 2.054: For example it says Solveig dislike Morgant and Bodo, but Mount&Blade Wiki says: Here ...
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Is there a mod that removes kingdomless lords?

After you take over every castle and town of a kingdom, often their lords (consisting of a party of 1) end up running around raiding all your villages by themselves. This is annoying because they are ...
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In Mount and Blade Warband, I want to stop being Swadian rebels

I tried to help out Lady Isolla of Suno when I had Dhirim and three or four castles. It didn't go well as in addition to the Swadians every other kingdom declared war on me. I thought if I told ...
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Impossible to manage castle

I am playing as a vassal of one of the kings and I had 1 village that was possible to manage (build in it). I captured a castle and got it awarded as my fief by the king, when I go to the castle there ...
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Will NPC Heroes use throwing weapons in melee if its the last one?

In Warband, if I give a hero all throwing axes, and he's down to the last throwing axe, will he start using it in melee or just chuck the axe and end up punching people?
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Is there any difference in the behaviour of the different kingdoms rulers?

In Mount & Blade Warband, are there different behaviour models for the kings of their respective countries? It's known that King Haurlaus of Swadia has a reputation for going to war, but is this ...
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What should I do when my faction is dying?

I've finally gotten a good thing going. I'm a married vassal, have two castles next to each other, around 1000 guys divided between the castles and 100 fully upgraded cavalry men in my army. Things ...
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Do my troops recover fully after each battle?

For the heroes in my band, their health will not completely recover after a battle, how about my troops? Will their health recover 100% after each battle? If their health do not recover, how do I ...
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Can I declare War without losing Honor?

The question basically says it all. I am the female ruler of my own Faction, the Kingdom of Metal. I begin my Wars by speaking to another Jarl or Count whatever and demand them to surrender, leading ...
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What does being a Marshal entail?

Recently, I've managed to make a bit of a name for myself in Mount & Blade: Warband. The only problem is, I don't fully understand the responsibilities that come with this new title. Does this ...
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How do I start the Linux version of Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG in Fedora?

So, I got myself Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG, but when I want to start it, I get something like: error while loading shared libraries: libcurl-gnutls.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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How do I give my soldiers armour in Mount and Blade Warband?

I'm fairly new to Mound and Blade Warband, but I have watched youtubers play and they always have an option to give their soldiers (Just normal ones) the rest of the loot and equip them after the end ...
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What is the maximum number of troops that can be on the field at once?

Without any modifications to the game, what is the maximum number of troops that one side can have on the battlefield at any given time? Are both the attackers and defenders allocated the same number ...
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What is the difference between a Howitzer and a normal cannon?

The Napoleonic Wars DLC for M&B Warband added artillery to the game. When choosing the artillery class, one can choose to spawn with a cannon pulled by a horse. There are two choices of cannon, ...
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M&B: Warband - Do male husbands roam the map?

I'm running a game where I aim to conquer Calradia as a female character, with every faction hostile, and exactly zero vassals, but am thinking about what should I do with marriage. Do husbands stay ...
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Do the party skills of my companions add up?

When leveling up my companions I wonder how much influence their skill values have. Personal skill seems clear enough that it only concerns the actual companion. Yet Party skills have me confused. ...
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Advice for fighting multiple enemies at once

I really struggle when I have to take on more than 1 or 2 enemies at the same time. For example when training or villages and I have to fight against up to 4 villagers at once using a staff, or when ...
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How much are you paid as a mercenary?

A simple question with an elusive answer: if I sign a mercenary contract with a lord, how much will I be paid?
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Is there a way to change the player controlled faction's name?

I was part of Swadian rebels for a while, which didn't work out, and now, I have started my own kingdom, after the Nord king refused to grant me land. But the name of my kingdom is still Swadian ...
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What else can I do with a prisoner, except sell him?

So I've captured these three lords from the Kingdom of Vaegirs who keep looting my only fief - a situation I'm getting rather frustrated with. Is there anything I can do with them, except sell them? ...
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Is there a difference between "waiting methods"?

In Mount and Blade you can "Wait here for some time" in a castle, a city, a town (if it has a manor I think?), and a camp. In addition you can just stand around in the field and wait. Is there a ...
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Can I see how many enemy troops remain mid-battle?

When I get caught in a massive siege, with many hundreds of attackers, it would be really nice to check on the number of enemies remaining to fight during the battle. Can this be done?
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Negatives to gaining levels in Mount & Blade: Warband

Are there any negatives to gaining levels? i.e. enemies will be stronger strictly based on what level your character is.
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Limited Amount of Lords in a Castle?

Whenever I host a feast and all of my lords attend it, there's always a limit to how many of them are actually visible in the castle. Instead of other lords, some random wives show up, which is pretty ...
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What are the differences between the multiple types of infantry?

In the Napoleonic Wars DLC for Mount and Blade, each faction as access to different types of infantry: Line infantry, Light Infantry, Foot Guards and Fusillier. Beside the size of their hat, what is ...
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Can you sabotage a faction you belong to?

Currently I am a vassal for the Kingdom of the Nords, with a small village part of my estate. It takes everything I have to just keep it from being raided since I don't know if / can't figure out how ...
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Does having extra horses in your inventory speed up your party? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you increase movement speed on the map in Mount & Blade Just what the title says. Does having unused extra horses in your inventory make your party travel faster?
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Problem defending Tihr

I am defending Tihr as the Rhodoks. I have ~200 men, almost all sergeants and sharpshooters. My foes have ~1000 troops. Because the walls in Tihr are partially broken, my men can get on the ladders....
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Mount & Blade: Enter Battle Without Horse

In Mount and Blade (Specifically Warband and Viking Conquest), if you have a horse equipped on you then on the map screen, you are able to move much faster. A great advantage, however though, in ...
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How to fight with lances from horse in tournaments?

So I entered my first tournament. Fights are from horse and with lances. Yet most of the hits I land are rewared with a disappointing zero points damage. I am confused on how to fight properly.
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Can I give specific orders to my troops in Mount and Blade Warband?

I know I can issue orders such as move forward, backwards, stop to my troops on battle field, etc. However, is it possible to order them to go to a specific location, or even better, in a specific ...
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How do I improve my relationships with other factions?

As a king, how can I improve the relationship between my faction and other factions without going to war with other factions?
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Could someone offer Mount and Blade Warband Strategy Advice?

I have gotten back into playing Mount and blade and things are going pretty well for me so far. I am in the Khergit Khanate and i have two castles and two villages. My dilemma is that the Khanate now ...
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